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Our staggering climate footprint on water and ice: New UN report to reveal what it means for life on Earth

Our staggering climate footprint on water and ice: New UN report to reveal what it means for life on Earth

Governments meet in Monaco over the next week to approve a scientific report outlining climate change impacts on the earth's oceans and snow and ice-covered places - or cryosphere - and...

17 September 2019

As Arctic melt accelerates, Canada moves to protect 'The Last Ice Area'

As Arctic melt accelerates, Canada moves to protect 'The Last Ice Area'

After months of bad northern climate-change news — Canada’s Arctic warming at three times the global rate, permafrost melting 70 years ahead of predictions, the worst polar wildfire seas...

1 August 2019

Lack of consensus in Arctic Council risks the future of nature and people

Lack of consensus in Arctic Council risks the future of nature and people

Arctic Foreign Ministers meeting today did not release a Declaration because they could not agree to collective action on climate change.

7 May 2019

Delivery of WWF Underwater Noise petition to Arctic Council

Delivery of WWF Underwater Noise petition to Arctic Council

Media advisory: Rovaniemi, Finland

3 May 2019

WWF Recommendations for Inclusion in the Arctic Council 2019 Rovaniemi Ministerial Declaration

WWF Recommendations for Inclusion in the Arctic Council 2019 Rovaniemi Ministerial Declaration

The next two years are extremely important for the global community’s ability to take important steps forward in the protection of biodiversity, the urgent reduction of greenhouse gas emis...

2 May 2019

Arctic states failing to protect nature from dangers of shipping

Arctic states failing to protect nature from dangers of shipping

Industrial pressures in the Arctic will only increase due to climate change

29 April 2019

Senior Specialist, Sustainable Development

Senior Specialist, Sustainable Development

Job opportunity with the WWF Arctic Programme

27 March 2019

Reducing CO2 emissions key to preventing influxes of polar bears in Arctic communities: WWF

Reducing CO2 emissions key to preventing influxes of polar bears in Arctic communities: WWF

Declining sea ice and human garbage have set the stage for a huge influx of polar bears on the Russian Arctic island of Novaya Zemlya.

11 February 2019

Greenland ice sheet melt a "sleeping giant"

Greenland ice sheet melt a "sleeping giant"

A study released this week in the journal Nature found that that ice sheet covering most of Greenland is melting at an "exceptional" rate. 

7 December 2018

High Arctic marine protected area would safeguard more of the Last Ice Area

High Arctic marine protected area would safeguard more of the Last Ice Area

World Wildlife Fund Canada welcomes the announcement of an agreement in principal between the government of Canada and the Qikiqtani Inuit Association to explore options to protect the High ...

5 December 2018

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